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Based on 242 expert and user reviews, HP has good reviews for its personal computers. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core personal computers compared to other manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to it.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The ProDesk 490 G2 MT has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,200 megahertz) compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProDesk 490 G2 MT. Across all the comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 MT the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 640MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 3.6 gigahertz, the ProDesk 490 G2 MT has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The average processor clock speed of similar spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 MT is 3.1GHz.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
Medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 MT have hard drive capacity of between 1GB and 3TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the ProDesk 490 G2 MT has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the ProDesk 490 G2 MT has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year. Computers that were released one year ago have total storage capacity of between 4GB and 3.6TB.
If this computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Asus G20AJ (1TB).
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3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many computers of a similar type and age to it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many desktop computers of a similar spec and age to it.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
With a maximum turbo frequency of 4 gigahertz, the ProDesk 490 G2 MT has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 MT is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 4.4GHz.
Two PCI Express X16 Slots
The ProDesk 490 G2 MT is a two PCI Express x16 slot desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProDesk 490 G2 MT only have one PCI Express x16 slot.
Eight Processor Threads
Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 MT only have between four and seven processor threads, however the ProDesk 490 G2 MT has eight processor threads.
Quite Big Processor Cache
The processor caches of comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 2MB to 10MB. With a processor cache of 8 megabytes, the ProDesk 490 G2 MT has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.
Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the ProDesk 490 G2 MT is more than most medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it. This PC has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on computers that have been around for a similar time to the ProDesk 490 G2 MT.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on computers that have been around for more than a year.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.
If the storage speed of this medium processor core desktop computer is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini (£595.00) (SSD).
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when HP released the ProDesk 490 G2 MT.
Average Internal Memory
The HP ProDesk 490 G2 MT has a relatively typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProDesk 490 G2 MT.
If this PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Asus M52AD (12GB and higher rated).
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Memory Clock Speed
1 x 8
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Integrated Card Reader
BD Interface Type
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Micro Tower, Tower
Intel Segment Tagging
Enterprise, Small Business
DTS Studio Sound
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version